The Man of Mode

The Man of Mode

Book Title: The Man of Mode

Author: William Wycherley

Format: Paperback | 160 pages

Publication Date: 01 Jan 2008

ISBN-13: 9781854599650

This is a new addition to the popular "Drama Classics" published alongside major revival at National Theatre directed by Nicholas Hytner. "The Man of Mode" - first staged in 1676 - is perhaps the most typical 'Restoration Comedy', containing as it does all the classic ingredients: adultery, intrigue, gossip - and the first and greatest of the Restoration fops, Sir Fopling Flutter, a part still guaranteed to bring the house down. This new "Drama Classics" edition, prepared by Trevor Griffiths of the University of North London, is published alongside a high-profile revival of "The Man of Mode" at the National Theatre, staged by the Artisitic Director, Nicholas Hytner, in February 2007. Casting, yet to be announced, is bound to be stellar...